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COMMERCIAL. DISTRICT MARKETS. COHUNA STOCK SALES. Tuesday, 28th. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
COMMERCIAL: DISTRICT MARKETS. COIIUNA STOCK SAT,I!S. Tuesday, 2Stli. Andrew £>. Muir & Co. report having held their usual monlhly mar ket on above date, when they had forward a fair yarding of cattle and pigs. The effoct of the recent drought was reflected iu their condi tion. The supply of fat cattle was small and indifferent. Store' heifers sold to 53s; springers, to /,5 9s; pod dies to 37s; calves, to 24s*6d. Pigs. -Store sows to £\ 12s; slip* to 27s. William Wallace and Co. report a moderate yarding at their Column yards on Tuesday. They sold 262 drought-driven sheep and 150 lambs consigned from Terricks. Of these 150 merino ewes, with 150 ten weeks old lambs were sold to Mr. Symonds, of Wee Wee Rup for 16s 8d per sheep, the lambs being thrown in; wethers, to 13s 5d; fat cows, to £7 12s; heifers, to £\ lis; bulls to £V, poddies to 30s; springers to £5. Pigs, (fat) 6S; large stores, to £l\ slips to 17s. KKKAXG STOCK MAKKIiT. July 24tli. Andrew S. Muir & Co. rep...
District News. GUNBOWER. THE IRRIGATION PROBLEM. THE STRAIGHT' CUT SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
District News. (I'rom our Correspondents.) GUNBOWKR. THIS IRRIGATION PKOBIJSH. Tint STRAIGHT' CUT SCHCMR. Despite the lioltliiijjr of public meetings, and the exertions of a special committee, the proposal to develop a badly-needed irrigation scheme to water a large and fertile portion of the Gunbower Island is in great danger of going by the board. The last meeting, held about a week ago, and presided over by Mr. Roland, could arrive at no mutually satisfactory agree ment, and dissolved itself indef initely. Deep regret is felt at this impot ent conclusion by the more enter prising and progressive local farmers, who think it a reflection on the .energy and constructive capacity of the district that no practical solution can be found. Here are 3,000 acres of fertile Island land, 670 acres of which are already successfully planted with lucerne, all of which is being red uced to a desert for want of timely waterings. And all the time there is a super-abundance of water near at hand, w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
GEO. SMITH'S Giant Asters, Stocks, Pansies, "_ . _ and all Flower and SPECIAL SEEDS. Vegetable Seeds. My hardy cold climate FRUIT TREES, Rose Plants, Shrubs, etc., grow vigorously when transplanted to milder districts. Smith's Seeds and Plants are sold on Honor. Try Them. Cash orders delivered Freight X'aU! to any Railway Station. Catalogues free on application. Est. 1864.] GEO. SMITH, Seed and Plant Merchant, Bau.ARAT Bargain Sale! Bargain Sale! COMMENCES TO-DAY. FOR 14 DAYS ONLY. .9 Will offer the whole of their Large and Well-selected Stock of Drapery, Millinery, Mens' and Boys' Clothing, Boots and Shoes, and Furniture, AT PRICKS RF.GARDLKSS OF COST.. This being our First Half-yearly Sale, we intend to make it a memorable one for those who participate in the Bargains. We can only quote a few of the many lines we would like to mention, but advise yon to visit our lar^e Kmporitim and inspect the Goods for your self. Bargains in our Ladies' Showroom. Ladies' Warm Tweed Coats, Ladies...
KERANG. LOW SWAMP SUPPLY. WARANGA WATER WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
KKKANO. LOW SWAMP SUPPLY. \VARAN*I;A WATKR WANTKD. In view of the present season's prospects, a large number of far mers interested in the Kow Swamp water supply met at the local town hall last Friilav and discussed the advisability of installing a number of pumps on the Murray River for supply purposes, as was done in l'JO.2. Speakers pointed out that pumped water would cost 20s per acre by the time it was delivered on the holdings. After a lengthy discussion, in the course of which the filling of Kow Swamp from Watauga was strongly advocated, the following resolutions were adopted :- . Tluit tile low condition of the Kow Swamp storage In* brought under the uatice of the State Rivers ami Witter Supply Commission, and it lie asked tliut in the et-ent of tile swamp not being fillet! from the Murray River, n supple mentary supply of witter for that purpose be sent down Picauiiiny Creek from \V;\r;ni^u Jlitsin. Tint the commissioners l'e invited to visit Kertutc with a view to arrangin...
The Koondrook Mountebanks. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
The Koondrook Moimte- j banks. The Koondrook Mountebank-; were very unfortunate in the date' of their first Cohuna concert. The rains of Wednesday made the roads sticky and impassable for Thursday eveuing, and the result was a very thin house. It woukl have been better, all things considered, if the affair could have been postponed; but it was thought a little unfair to disappoint those who inignt have travelled to be present,'and so the company braved the mud, and the darkness and the distance and kept their promise. The pro gramme was, in its way, distinctly clever and popular, and could hardly fail to take under ordinary circumstances. The choruses-were good, the voices showing evi dences of careful training. The audience laughed heartily at the topical songs, and at the ingenious rhymes and local "hits," wonder ing how the performers contrived to know so much of the "inner side" of Cohuna. Mr. Victor Kelly, who officiated as stage .man ager, was a host in himself, whilst Mrs Kel...
BARR C[?]EER DRAINAGE QUESTION. THREATENED LEGAL ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
13ARU CKI-KK mtAlNAGK QUESTION. THUKATKNKW I.KGA1. ACTION. A meeting was held at Keraii£ last I'riday of 40 residents of Barr Creek, representing landowners re siding- along -15 miles of that stream, regarding the pollution of the creek by salt water from the Mead drainage area. The meeting expressed dissatisfaction v.-ith the Water Commission's reply to the landowners' representations, after the assurance given hy Mr. Watt, when Premier, that nothing would he done to injure one district and benefit another. A motion was carried unanimously declaring that the landowners strongly and em phatically protested the action of the Water Supply Commission in draining the salt water from the Mead closer settlement area into Barr Creek, thereby polluting ami injuring the water, to the detri ment of all persons using the creek for domestic purposes, and uremic that the commission dis continue the objectionable drain age. It was further agreed that, failing such relief, an injunction of the Sup...
PYRAMID ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
PYRAMID ASSOCIATION. The third round was completed , oil Saturday last. Mncorna (4.5), after leading until the last quarter, were beaten by Kcrang (G.4). The , sjame was a j;ood one, and the scores just about indicate the strength of the teams. I'yramid defeated Appiu. . . . The teams have each played nine ! , niatches, nud'.Keranp have.7 witis, , Maconia 5, Pyramid 4,and'Appin To-morrow's matches/are--Ap-; ( pin v. Macormi at Appiu, and Pyramid \\Keranjr at. Pyramid. For Bronchial Coughs, take ' - Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, is ,6tl .?
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Ruflticuu,") sclU?f lh" S3fHsF?SS S}£3^m=, tfou I t "oro.Plly«Wi> iu conuec of tho mii, ? Rowing uud harvesting 01 t/io uuta for niargurino manufacture H? °J0 }>aJ'&lt;jblo in connection v, jf* K'i;;AAv;t'o,T i n " , -> !5 ""'ustry must suffer in tho question of prices, Tjin /-&lt; momvoalth was Siming at a - Aiiotiaha, and it would certainly bo .1 bad H-ay to aid that movement bv whnr 8 °i"' ",10?°y Il!»ruad to countries ho. o co orod iubor n.ight bo had "or a song, to purchaso nut oils to take tho place "f butter product by Vluu labor ,a our am, country Tii0 r^,, colo?mz0nZ"im0nl "ot oaJr d'sallo«-od toioring matter, but actually nmhir, theio° or i!l° "lauufac.tur0 niargurino trv Tli "uPWal.on into tho coun j ? , 10 c0",l'et betweon margarine ! lbutt0r "\ Austral,a appeared to I mT'TVUd it,SL'if dow» to a ques I 1 J 10 ^uostion for Aus nro ibit .1?DS °r ,l; shou/.. [ " 10 "uuu,fHctllre or importa tion of margarine. Tho foiv Deooln re...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
TARPAULINS, FLYS, HORSE RUGS, FLAGS, PIG NETS, WATER BAGS, . CART COVERS, VERANDAH BLINDS, - Best Quality ami Workmanship at Lowest Priccs. OIL COATS and KNEE RUGS, our own make, a Specialty. LARGE STOCK MARQUEES FOR HIRE. WRITE FOR QUOTATIONS FOB ALL KINDS OF CANVAS GOODS. Country Orders Promptly Attended to. , T. Chamberlin (Late J. I-IARWOOD), HARGREAVES ST.' (Opp. Savings Bank), BENDIGO. AT MORLEY JOHNSON'S, MITCHELL STREET BENDIGO. OAK SIDEBOARD, 6ft, ... .. ., .. /16 ro o NOW ii l ib o OAK DIXINGROOM SUITE .... 1210 o NOW S 10 o CHESTERFIELD COUCHES, 6ft .. 710 o NOW 410 o OAK BEDROOM SUITES 19 10 0 NOW 15 10 o SOLID WALNUT OVERMANTELS all Bevelled Glass, from* .\ .. ..' .? ' o 19 6 WICKER SETTEES v . . , . ' 30/-, NOW 21/- e.icli FOLDING WARDROBES .. . ' .. 14/6, NOW 7/11 o.iu-h. WE PACK AND DELIVER,FREE ON ALL CASI-I ORDERS 1- DURING'SALE. CARPETS - LINOLEUMS - CROCKERY - GLASSWARE EQUALLY REDUCED. MORLEY JOHNSON'S, BENDIGO" SCHOLTEN (Sons of late G. I. SCHOLTEN). MANUFACTUR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
Messrs. EL Holmes Muir and J. E. Crapp, SURGEON DENTISTS, orCronuvdt House, corner of Collins and Russell V streets, Melbourne, and Hawthorne's Building, Victoria-street, Kernn^, Ksy to notify that their MR. TircS. A. VOUNO, Dentist. Visits Comma every Vonrth Thursday, and may be consulted "at Mrs. WnylenV Itaardirighou.se. Jfext Visit: Tiiuksdav, AUG. 6th. Mawrna: July 27th. Cottsljliiitiotis tiv'. jUo'.'./Ouriu- prices. Miss Gertrude Schier, D.M.S.U., . Begs to announce that she is prepared to receive PUPILS.FOR PIANOFORTE AT M'DO.VAU>'S Coki'ick PALACE, Couuxa, lj»cry Tuesday, conraienciiiK July Till. Miss Schier has matriculated in Music, ami holds first and second class Diplomas. Private address : l^ochict," IMead. DRESSMAKING ! Misses L. & M. Findlay, '?'&lt;JQjtc Mrs. MofliPs, CdUins -street Melbourne) B®'' to announce that tliev have taCibished a Dresmakiug Business AT LEITCHVILLK. * latest designs, styles and finish guaranteed. To Builders, Contractors an...
NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
NEWS SUMMARY. I Tho Board of Vubilo Health baa de cided to continuo' its prosecutions tor tho use of coloring nmttoi' in margnr ino, oven if mugistratoa impose small fines. Goorgo Honry Wilson, tonmstor .. ' I West Collio Timber MillB, W.A., bo1- i" unablo to pay for hi« team of horses killed two of them with an »xo, ait 1 thon committodf suicido by taking u dose of strychnino. . Whilo working about tho machinery at tli« Standard Rubber Company b factory at Richmond. Roy Ostborg, 21, bad liis loft hand crushed between cog'wheels. Three of tlvo lingorehau to bo amputated at Houioeopattno Hos pital. , Notwithstanding a resolution catrsc at a recent, public meeting protost'ng against tho Warrnambool town couiol olllceB, costing £1050, instoad of goin? on with' the original town hall mam.. pal officos plana, tlio council has do cided, by tho casting voto of tho mayor, to adhere to tlio £1000 scheme. William A. Watson, a railway guard, had his right log almost, sevorocl below tho knoo at...
PRESENT POSITION TO CLUBS. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
I'RI'SJ'CNT POSITION TO CLUJJS. Column is ahead of Wee Wee Rup by 4 points. Wee Wee Uup is ahead of Dorder l)v 4 points. Border is alieacT of Ounbower by 12 points. There are yet four matches each to be played. In these Cohnna has to meet Otin bower twice, and Wee Wee Rup and Kootidroolc respectively - on foreign grounds. Three more wiiis would secure Column- the trophy.
MELBOURNE LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER. ; (l'-.vm 01,r I:'. C\ Perhaps om viit» U i »v«-r.\ ti:»ao in conhoc-uiu >\i,h t..e .'-ij.c i.Mlu;o!si upart from the impui.n;; &lt;.t a wormnt? knowledge of the Wu'oe It's-and ihero is u lot iloito apart from thou* esson tial.v-is thnfe performed by tho modi cal officers, attached to tho Depart ment. According to tho report ot these officers, they find tlint tho threo thing* most feared nro fresh air, cold water, and sunshine. The&o tfoara thoy hope to cnidicato hy fossona on health topics mid insrtniotion hi tho value of personal cleanliness' An ex tension of the time allotted to thoso subjects in the curriculum of tho olo« montary schools would lie welcomed. It is thought the present, provision for 1"» minute* tuition per week does not 'Mi'i the niWMoriiv; of the situation. Tho chief medieal officers says that while the most. immediately apparent results of their work will ho thoso which follow the medical examination of tho school children, t...
Football. THE COHUNA-GUNBOWER ASSOCIATION. COHUNA [?]. BORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
Football. Trili COIIUN"A- OUNHOWKR ASSOCIATION. . cohuna v. liORnicR. . Cpliutia scored a decisive victorv "KmfnstC!l>IU.,tC'>l1'U'St f°r ",c sui,so" ;.h! . i T Uiih nt T wmU,y' , TlH' rni.fr*. 1 l . WHewlliU s art; -f ""stero,,s- AUt.ot.Kl, "f" f " "1:l" s,lor'. and further weakened by the ?iInoh^ of CahW|); sphi./u^ Hams with Don. Sutherland Lege Mathers ami J!en. afundav" However, as excellent emergencies' play l!;t(l hardly commenced before Cohuna had scored its fust goal as the result of a smart hit of wing I'lav. After missing a splendid opportunity for a goal !,v , i kicklug-wide kicking cost Holler -\ m ?,S)' P01" ,,,,r»'K Hiis match f"r / .?" S T1 tK' first for the visitors from a free kick. .I He Cohuna men gave the impres sion that they had been marking and inwardly digesting the hints thrown out h, the report of their previous week's match, for they played more to their men than before. Instead of holding and iimniug till their move was sx)bilt 1 they passed on ale...
WEE WEE RUP. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
WICK wnii RUP. Great satisfaction is felt locally at tlie rain of Wednesday night. Most of the farmers in this neigh borhood had been irrigating so as to give fodder a chance to start when the weather became warmer. All immediate anxiety is now at an end. The I.eitchville school is shortly to be demolished. Already timber and bricks for the new building are stacked in the school-ground. The doings of our footballers are causing ureal interest locally. Next Saturday's match against Horder is regarded as all-important. Iliitl will lie in the fray again, but K.ervin's injured knee mny still need a rest. Daye Smith played last Saturday, and showed splendid form. The Wilson's were also in tlie colors last Saturday, and hidd en tly very nearly out of them, as both of them almost had their guernseys torn off. Wee Wee Itup will need to improve 011. their goal shootiug form, which 011 Saturday last was wofully untidy. Woods' Groat l'eppermlnt Cure, 1'or Coughs mid CoKla never fails, Is 6d
WEE WEE RUP v. GUNBOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
WEE WEE RUP v. GUN BOWER. This match, which also came off at Wee Wee Riip last Saturday, was won by the locals after a hard fonght battle. The Wee Wee Riip team went into the fray minus Hird and I'. Kirvcn, two of their strongest men, but they had very fair substitutes in the brothers Wilson, who had just previously returned from Klmore. Gtinhmver, who were captained by Thompson, had to leave J. Hancock ami K. Toll behind, but they too secured good substitutes. l'lay opened briskly, and despite the , generally better form of Wee Wee Rup, the results of the first half of the match were in favor of the visitors, who were 3 points ahead, though Wee Wee Rup had kicked no fewer than 10 behilids. These behinds tell their own tale, l'or some reason the locals couldn't kick straight, try as they would. Three more behinds came to them in the first part of the third quar ter, making altogether 13 points to their credit, when Wee Wee Rup begau to more effectually score. Goals now came-marc fre...
A PROTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
A PROTEST. The secretaries of the Cohuna ctlib (Messrs. Stewart anil Crau well) have received a protest from the .'Border Club in reference to Saturday's match, the Borderers seeking to claim the game 011 the ground that Don Sutherland had played in another association dur ing the present season. This, how ever, is denied. Sutherland did play, the secretaries find, in a match outside the Cohuna-Guu bower Association, but they declare it was merely a scratch match, and that, it is averred, was perfectly legitimate. The matter is viewed with more seriousness by others, who fear the result, whatever be the facts, if the issue is submitted to,partisan delegates.
GANNAWARRA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
OANNAWARRA. The Teal Point Tennis Club met the local club here on Saturday, and an enjoyable afternoon's play resulted. Teal Point carrying off the honors by n totnl of 56 . games to -l(>. The Ganuawarra , men, however, were to too good for the visitors, beating them by .!.! to The Ganuawarra ladies were less fortunate, losing to their rivals by .=> to 2-1 games. The visiting ladies were excellent in their net play, and it was mainly owing to this feature that they defeated the locals. Some mixed doubles were played later. Following are the scores: II. Meuck and A. Spence beat Thompson IStos., 6-1: beat Cousins and Dickson, 6-2: lost to Wilson and M'Curdy, -1-0. Nelson liros. beat Thompson llros., 6-1; beat Cousins and Dickson, 6-,i; beat M'Curdy and Wilson, (>-1; llird Hros. lost to Thompson I!ros., 2-6! lost to Cousins and Dickson, -1-6; lost to M'Cttrdv and Wilson, -\-6. Mi.-ses L. Spence and M. Mellon lost to Misses Ciaig, 0-(i; lost to Misses L. Thompson and A. liaird,...
MACORNA. [Newspaper Article] — Cohuna Farmer's Weekly — 31 July 1914
"MACORXA. Dr. Mclvniry had a call to Mac onia about 3 o'clock on Monday morning. His fust visit was to Mr. A. McKean's little girl, who was suffering from a sore throat, fortunately' nothing more serious is anticipated. ? Cr. Richardson next claimed the Doctor's services for his sou Jack, who' for a few days had suffered from pains in the legs. Jack was ordered to the Kerang hospital and was taken there during the'duy. The Debating Society held their usual meeting last' week, and it was well attended. The argument "Should Hospitals" he supported by Taxation ?" was decided in the affirmative by a large majority. Mr. G. Protliers .opened, and Mr. G. Protliers opened, .and C. Sharp opposed. Tilt! valedictory social tendered to Miss Thomas will be held on August 14th, when a tea and colTec service will be presented.